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  • Paras ends personal slump but Niigata continues losing streak K年1月27日 E1時54分 Philippine STAR Luisa Morales - Philstar.com January 27, 2022 | 9:29am MANILA, Philippines – Kobe Paras recovered from back-to-back scoreless games but the Niigata Albirex BB couldn't get back to the win column, falling to the Levanga Hokkaido, 85-107, in the Japan B. …
  • Japan-born S Korean director takes on decades of generational trauma K年1月26日 E3時22分 The Phnom Penh Post Award-winning filmmaker Yang Yonghi was just six years old when she watched her eldest brother leave Japan for North Korea as one of 200 “human gifts” for leader Kim Il Sung’s 60th birthday. As a North Korean anthem blared, through bursts of confetti, he …
  • Skate star Yuzuru Hanyu inspires diehard fans K年1月26日 E3時22分 The Phnom Penh Post Few athletes inspire devotion quite like figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu, whose fans follow his every move, spend fortunes watching him compete and even carve sculptures of the Japanese star. Hanyu, who is aiming to complete a hat-trick of Olympic titles at …
  • Parks, Nagoya stay hot; Shiga-Toyama match postponed K年1月26日 E2時46分 Manila Bulletin Ray Parks Jr. and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins continued their hot form after defeating Alvark Tokyo, 96-90, Wednesday, Jan. 26 in Japan’s B.League at the Arena Tachikawa Tachihi. Parks had 10 points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal in 26 minutes as …
  • Only 16% of eligible people in Japan have received an early COVID-19 booster shot K年1月26日 E10時15分 Inquirer.net An elderly person who uses a daytime-care facility gets a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a venue provided by the Niigata prefectural government. | PHOTO: The Yomiuri Shimbun TOKYO — Of the approximately 14.7 million people who were expected to receive a …
  • Tokyo reports 14,086 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 71,620 K年1月26日 E9時18分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported 14,086 new coronavirus cases, up 1,273 from Tuesday and up 6,709 from last Wednesday. By age group, 3,225 cases were in their 20s, 2,442 in their 30s and 2,213 in their 40s, while 1,600 were aged …
  • Kiefer, Shiga return to action; Parks, Nagoya face big test vs Alvark Tokyo K年1月25日 E2時22分 Manila Bulletin Kiefer Ravena and the Shiga Lakestars return to action after a long break when they host Dwight Ramos and the Toyama Grouses as part of a busy midweek schedule in Japan’s B.League. The Lakestars play the Grouses before their supporters at the Ukaruchan …
  • Upcoming Singapore Premier League season to have more matches K年1月25日 E10時40分 Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: The 2022 season of the Singapore Premier League (SPL) will begin on Feb 25, with the eight clubs set to play 28 matches each, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) announced on Tuesday (Jan 25). The increase comes as the league shifts from …
  • Art and tears: Skate star Yuzuru Hanyu inspires diehard fans K年1月25日 E9時22分 Inquirer.net FILE–Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu reacts after performing, as stuffed toys thrown by fans scatter the ice rink, during the Men Free Skating program on December 7, 2019 at the ISU Grand Prix of figure skating Final 2019 in Turin. (Photo by Marco Bertorello / …
  • Tokyo reports 12,813 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 62,612 K年1月25日 E8時32分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Tuesday reported 12,813 new coronavirus cases, up 4,310 from Monday and up 7,628 from last Tuesday. By age group, 3,126 cases were in their 20s, 2,257 in their 30s and 1,876 in their 40s, while 1,463 were aged between …
  • Japan to ignore South Korean opposition in Sado mine World Heritage push K年1月25日 E12時13分 Japan Times Japan will not consider South Korea’s opposition in deciding whether to push ahead with a plan to nominate a gold and silver mine site on Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture for the 2023 UNESCO World Heritage list, Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said …
  • Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Jan. 24 K年1月24日 E1時00分 South Korea News.net SYDNEY -- An Aussie research released to the public on Monday showed that the COVID-19 pandemic could bring indirect negative impacts on children's mental well-being, academic results and physical health. The research, published in the Medical Journal …
  • Tokyo reports 8,503 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 44,810 K年1月24日 E9時47分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 8,503 new coronavirus cases, down 965 from Sunday and up 4,784 from last Monday. By age group, 2,248 cases were in their 20s, 1,456 in their 30s and 1,222 in their 40s, while 1,001 were aged between 10 …
  • Parks, Nagoya sweep Hokkaido; Ramos, Toyama yield to Mikawa K年1月23日 E3時31分 Manila Bulletin Sports / Basketball / Parks, Nagoya sweep Hokkaido; Ramos, Toyama yield to Mikawa Ray Parks Jr. and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins completed a two-game sweep of Levanga Hokkaido with an 89-77 win Sunday, Jan. 23 in Japan’s B.League. Parks had four …
  • Tokyo reports 9,468 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 50,030 K年1月23日 E11時44分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday reported 9,468 new coronavirus cases, down 1,759 from Saturday and up 5,296 from last Sunday. By age group, 2,411 cases were in their 20s, 1,694 in their 30s and 1,362 in their 40s, while 1,141 were aged between …
  • Parks' Nagoya whips Hokkaido; Paras, Niigata suffer 24th straight loss K年1月22日 E3時49分 Manila Bulletin Sports / Basketball / Parks' Nagoya whips Hokkaido; Paras, Niigata suffer 24th straight loss Ray Parks Jr. struggles didn’t prevent the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins from continuing their good run of form in Japan’s B.League after a 90-60 rout of …
  • Tokyo reports 11,227 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 54,576 K年1月22日 E10時50分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported a record high 11,227 new coronavirus cases, up 1,528 from Friday and up 6,666 from last Saturday. It is the first time that the daily count has topped 10,000. By age group, 3,234 cases were in their …
  • Featured Story – DIGITIZING DELICIOUSNESS K年1月22日 E1時51分 The Hawaii Herald Ida Yoshinaga Republished with permission Zentoku Foundation (zentokufoundation.org) Community researcher, information architect and poet-artist Jennifer Hasegawa. (Photo courtesy of jha.land) Itadakimasu! (We heartily receive this meal!) The nishime …
  • Japan Tightens Restrictions in 13 Prefectures as COVID-19 Numbers Soar K年1月21日 E5時42分 The Epoch Times The Japanese government on Wednesday expanded quasi-emergency measures to 13 more prefectures, including Tokyo, in a bid to contain the rapid spread of the coronavirus fueled by the highly transmissible Omicron variant. The restrictions initially imposed …
  • Tokyo reports 9,699 new cases; nationwide tally 49,854 K年1月21日 E8時56分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported a record high 9,699 new coronavirus cases, up 1,061 from Thursday and up 5,641 from last Friday. By age group, 2,973 cases were in their 20s, 1,835 in their 30s and 1,333 in their 40s, while 1,078 were …
  • Japan mulls delaying controversial Sado mine list for World Heritage K年1月20日 E9時43分 Japan Today Japan is considering delaying a plan to nominate a gold and silver mine site on Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture for the 2023 UNESCO World Heritage list, after facing opposition from South Korea over wartime labor of Koreans at the mine, government …
  • The push to go digital opens new doors for anime K年1月20日 E10時24分 Japan Times The COVID-19 pandemic, now entering its third year, has done to the Japanese animation industry the same thing it has done to many others — pushed trends that were already unfolding into warp speed. Case in point: digitization. For years, animators in …
  • Anti-COVID steps far from uniform for Japan prefectures under quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E10時17分 Japan Times Taking a page out of a familiar playbook, 13 more prefectures will soon impose restrictions on alcohol sales and business hours as part of quasi-emergency measures, but while the measures against COVID-19 will mostly target restaurants and bars, the rules …
  • Japan decides to put Tokyo, 12 more areas under COVID quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E9時30分 Kazinform TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan decided Wednesday to place Tokyo and 12 other areas under a coronavirus quasi-state of emergency, with a record 41,487 new infections reported nationwide as the highly transmissible Omicron variant spreads rapidly across the …
  • Tokyo reports 8,638 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 46,199 K年1月20日 E9時06分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported a record high 8,638 new coronavirus cases, up 1,261 from Wednesday and up 5,514 from last Thursday. By age group, 2,617 cases were in their 20s, 1,550 in their 30s and 1,1251 in their 40s, while 976 …
  • Daily COVID-19 cases in Japan top 40,000, setting new record K年1月19日 E3時50分 Japan Times New COVID-19 cases in Japan on Wednesday surged to more than 40,000 — shattering the record it set a day earlier by about 10,000 — local media reported, as the omicron variant of the virus prompted the government to put more prefectures under a quasi-state …
  • Omicron prompts quasi-emergency expansion across large swath of Japan K年1月19日 E3時49分 Japan Times To curb the rapidly spreading omicron variant, the government decided on Wednesday to implement quasi-emergency measures, designed to restrict social and business activities, across 13 more prefectures. The status will be effective from Friday through Feb. …
  • Tokyo reports record high 7,377 new coronavirus cases K年1月19日 E1時18分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported a record high 7,377 new coronavirus cases, up 2,192 from Tuesday and up 5,179 from last Wednesday. By age group, 2,120 cases were in their 20s, 1,305 in their 30s, 1,043 in their 40s, while 939 were …
  • Japan to put Tokyo, 12 other prefectures under COVID quasi-emergency K年1月19日 E1時18分 Japan Today Japan decided Wednesday to place Tokyo and 12 other areas under a coronavirus quasi-state of emergency, with the capital reporting a record 7,377 new infections as the highly transmissible Omicron variant spreads rapidly across the country. The decision …
  • Japan set to put Tokyo, 12 other areas under COVID quasi-emergency K年1月19日 E7時58分 Kazinform TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan on Wednesday will decide to place Tokyo and 12 other areas under a coronavirus quasi-state of emergency as the rapid spread of the Omicron variant lifts nationwide COVID-19 cases to new record highs and threatens to stretch the …
  • Korean director Yang Yonghi takes on decades of generational trauma K年1月19日 E3時46分 Inquirer.net In this picture taken on Nov. 29, 2021, Japanese-born South Korean filmmaker Yang Yonghi poses during an interview with AFP in Seoul. Award-winning filmmaker Yang Yonghi was just 6 years old when she watched her eldest brother leave Japan for North Korea …
  • From end of Japanese colonial rule to split of Korean peninsula: Film-maker Yang Yonghi takes on generational trauma K年1月18日 E2時18分 Economic Times SEOUL: Award-winning filmmaker Yang Yonghi was just six years old when she watched her eldest brother leave Japan for North Korea as one of 200 "human gifts" for leader Kim Il Sung's 60th birthday. As a North Korean anthem blared, through …
  • Japan’s Osaka to see daily record of about 6,000 COVID-19 cases K年1月18日 E8時17分 Kazinform OSAKA. KAZINFORM - Japan's western prefecture of Osaka is expected to report around 6,000 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, far outstripping its all-time daily high of 3,760 over the weekend, an official with knowledge of the matter said, Kyodo reports. In …
  • Japan's daily COVID-19 cases top 30,000, setting new record K年1月18日 E8時14分 Japan Today Japan's confirmed 32,197 daily coronavirus cases on Tuesday, topping 30,000 for the first time, surpassing the previous record of 25,992 registered in August last year, according to a Kyodo News tally. The western prefecture of Osaka the same day …
  • Inpex to conduct exploratory gas drilling off west Japan K年1月18日 E5時59分 EIN Presswire TOKYO : Japan's biggest oil and gas explorer Inpex Corp will conduct exploratory offshore drilling off western Japan from March to July in the hope of finding natural gas, the company and a ministry of industry official said. The project, off the …
  • Japan plans to issue quasi-emergency status for 13 omicron-hit prefectures K年1月18日 E3時09分 Japan Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday night that the government plans to issue quasi-emergencies measures for 13 prefectures where the omicron variant of the coronavirus is increasing as nationwide cases hit a record 30,000. The 13 prefectures are: …
  • Japan looks to expand COVID quasi-emergency to Tokyo, 10 other prefectures K年1月18日 E3時01分 Japan Today Japan is considering placing Tokyo and 10 prefectures under a COVID-19 quasi-state of emergency to curb rapidly spreading coronavirus cases, government sources said Monday. Any declaration of a quasi-emergency hinges on requests made by the administrative …
  • Korean director takes on decades of generational trauma K年1月18日 E2時55分 News.com.au Yang Yonghi's parents were deeply loyal to North Korea, and her father was a prominent pro-Pyongyang activist in Osaka Award-winning filmmaker Yang Yonghi was just six years old when she watched her eldest brother leave Japan for North Korea as one of …
  • Japan to explore 1.4 Tcf of recoverable gas reserves for 46.7 Bcf/year output K年1月17日 E11時33分 Investing.com Japan intends to explore 1.4 Tcf of estimated recoverable natural gas reserves offshore Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures in the west that could produce 46.7 Bcf/year of gas after starting output in 2032, an official at the Ministry of Economy, Trade …
  • Japan Reportedly Considers COVID-19 Quasi-Emergency for Tokyo, 10 Other Prefectures K年1月17日 E4時35分 Sputnik News https://sputniknews.com/20220117/japan-reportedly-considers-covid-19-quasi-emergency-for-tokyo-10-other-prefectures-1092323384.html Japan Reportedly Considers COVID-19 Quasi-Emergency for Tokyo, 10 Other Prefectures Japan Reportedly …
  • Tokyo reports 3,719 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 20,991 K年1月17日 E10時39分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 3,719 new coronavirus cases, down 453 from Sunday and up 2,848 from last Monday. The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is five, unchanged from Sunday, health officials …
  • Beneath the surface: Are Japan’s iconic hot-spring resources sustainable? K年1月17日 E6時19分 EIN Presswire The pleasure of soaking in a secluded hot spring enveloped by the sights and sounds of nature is an experience that many in Japan love to indulge in. The country is renowned for the abundance and beauty of its onsen, or hot springs. Many onsen users report …
  • What you need to know about the omicron surge in Japan K年1月17日 E6時19分 Japan Times Nagoya – By now you’ve seen the news: The omicron variant of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly throughout Japan, with case numbers in almost every prefecture and major city sharply on the rise since the new year. Also on the rise? A massive volume of …
  • Ayumu Hirano wins Laax Open halfpipe, overall World Cup title K年1月16日 E2時11分 EIN Presswire Laax, Switzerland – Olympic gold-medal hopeful Ayumu Hirano won the snowboard halfpipe crown at the season-ending Laax Open on Saturday, claiming his first overall World Cup championship in the process. The two-time Olympic silver medalist sealed the …
  • Tokyo reports 4,172 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 25,483 K年1月16日 E11時46分 EIN Presswire The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday reported 4,172 new coronavirus cases, down 389 from Saturday and up 2,949 from last Saturday. Of the total, 1,477 are in their 20s, 661 in their 30s, and 504 in their 40s, while 565 were aged between 10 and 19. …
  • Cherry blossoms set to bloom even earlier in Japan this year K年1月15日 E10時54分 Japan Today Now that we’re past the Dec 22 winter solstice here in Japan, the days are gradually becoming longer, carrying us gently towards the warmer months of spring. That means it won’t be long until cherry blossom season is upon us, and every year we await the …
  • Tokyo reports 4,561 news coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 25,744 K年1月15日 E1時17分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported 4,561 new coronavirus cases, up 510 from Friday and up 3,337 from last Saturday. Of the total, 1,743 are in their 20s, 759 in their 30s, 568 in their 40s and 568 aged between 10 and 19. The number of …
  • Tokyo reports 4,561 news coronavirus cases; 1,829 in Okinawa K年1月15日 E9時25分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported 4,561 new coronavirus cases, up 510 from Friday and up 3,337 from last Saturday. Of the total, 1,743 are in their 20s, 759 in their 30s, 568 in their 40s and 568 aged between 10 and 19. The number of …
  • Tokyo reports 4,051 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 22,045 K年1月14日 E11時14分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported 4,051 new coronavirus cases, up 927 from Thursday and up 3,129 down from last Friday. It was the first since Aug 27 that the daily count has topped 4,000. Of the total, 1,474 are in their 20s, 714 in …
  • In Japan, festivals are boldly taking art into the countryside K年1月14日 E1時14分 The Economist A COSMONAUT SAT for most of the winter on a platform at Kazusa-Murakami station in Chiba, a rural Japanese prefecture next to Tokyo. As they waited for trains, local grandmothers would chat with the inanimate installation, the work of the Russian artist …
  • Giannou joins Bulls, Reds sign striker K年1月14日 E12時15分 PerthNow Socceroos striker Apostolos Giannou will play in the A-League Men for the first time, signing with Macarthur FC for the remainder of the current season. Giannou, who scored two goals and notched four assists in 12 caps, most recently played for OFI in …
  • Severe snowstorms are hitting northern and western Japan K年1月13日 E4時23分 Euronews A winter storm is bringing heavy snow to some parts of northern to western Japan on the Sea of Japan side on Thursday. Snowfall may accumulate rapidly overnight, creating potentially hazardous conditions for motorists. The Japan Meteorological Agency said …
  • Filipino cagers get spotlight anew in Japan B. League’s virtual All-Star rites K年1月13日 E8時32分 Philippine STAR January 13, 2022 | 4:02pm MANILA, Philippines – Filipino basketball stalwarts in Japan get a chance to still strut their stuff as the B. League goes online for its cancelled All-Star festivities starting Friday in Okinawa. Kiefer Ravena of the Shiga …
  • Stunning Places to Discover in Japan Off the Beaten Path K年10月7日 E3時08分 The Invisible Tourist “The beaten path is the safest, but the traffic’s terrible” ~ Jeffery Taylor. As tourism has been absolutely booming over the last few years along the country’s “Golden Route,” it’s easy to want to avoid the crowds and explore Japan off the beaten path! …
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